Boka

Boka serves creative, contemporary American food using seasonal Midwestern ingredients in an elegant but non-formal setting. There are different dining sections, a bar area, and a cozy back patio open during good weather. The cocktail and wine program is strong and they have citrus or herbal house made sodas. The sound level is conducive to conversation…

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Boka

Boka Chicago hosted Michael Tusk of 3-star Michelin restaurant Quince for a collaboration dinner highlighting black and white truffles. My friend and I were the first to arrive so it was nice to be able to relax at the bar. We recognized almost everybody entering the restaurant. The other guests were other Boka Group employees, friends from other dining or wine…

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Elske + Boka

Boka restaurant and soon-to-open Elske worked together to create a special nine-course menu, paired with Spanish wines, for 16 guests. The Chefs Lee Wolen – Boka, (The Lobby at The Peninsula Chicago, Eleven Madison Park) Meg Galus  – Boka, (Swift & Sons, NoMi at The Park Hyatt, Cafe des Architectes at Sofitel, Tru) David Posey  – Elske, (Blackbird, Alinea,…

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Boka

There are a few things about American restaurants that always stand out when I just get back from Europe: 1) It is sometimes so dark, I can’t see the food. 2) The volume is so loud that everyone needs to talk louder. Boka is not loud but can be dark depending on where you are seated but they are indeed, serving up some…

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